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Episode Info: Happy August Scaling UP! Nation!   In honor of the Annual Legionella Conference at the end of every August, The Scaling UP! Nation! declared August: Legionella Awareness Month. In line with most conferences currently, The Legionella Conference is now in January 2021. But that doesn’t mean we can’t learn more about this bacterium. So please help me raise the bar on Legionella Awareness during August.  In today’s episode, we are going back to basics on the topic of Legionella. Join me as we travel back to 1976 when we first learned about Legionella bacteria through today, where we have to understand the subject so we can help our customers make better decisions.     Key points    6:54 - Guidelines around Legionella   11:19 - What is Legionella? Where did the name come from?   14:14 Legionella vs. Legionnaires Disease   16:10 Symptoms of Legionnaires Disease   18:14 Risk factors for Legionnaires Disease   19:40 How do you contract Legionnaires Disease and Testing for Legionella   24:10 ASHRAE 188   40:38 How to know if a building needs a water management plan   43:40 What does ASHRAE 188 require   Quotes    “It’s not if a Legionella law will be passed where you live; it’s when.”   “We cannot do Legionella prevention for our clients because we don’t own the equipment. We can only suggest the best practices.”   Links Mentioned in this Episode Episode 9  Episode 83  Episode 120  Episode 121  NACE Basic Corrosion Class with Scaling UP! H2O Discount  ASHRAE 188  ASHRAE: Guideline 12-2020  CDC Legionella Toolkit  CDC Healthcare-Associated Infections  CMS Memorandum  New York City Dept. Of Health Cooling Tower Regulations  New York City Legislation  New York State Regulations  York City Dept. Of Health Summertime Hyperhalogenation  ...
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